Posts by Kingdaddy

Kingdaddy
About Kingdaddy
Kingdaddy is returning to political blogging after a long hiatus. For several years, he wrote about national security affairs at his blog, Arms and Influence, under the same pseudonym. He currently lives in Colorado, where he is still awestruck at all the natural beauty here. He has a Ph.D in political science that is oddly useful in his day job.

More On Expanding The Supreme Court

It’s time to accept the desecration of our political constitution.

We Dismiss Potential Religious Allies At Our Peril

Ignoring religious diversity makes polarization much worse.

This Guy Is Not An Academic

Sorry, UC Irvine, as long as Navarro is on the faculty, no donations from this graduate.

Let’s Drop The “Proto” Already

American fascism is on parade, right now.

Deutschland siegt an allen fronten! Deutschland siegt an allen fronten!

The Abyss Stares Back

The Republican Party is now the mirror image of the totalitarian propagandists it used to hate.

Political Culture Eats Institutions For Lunch

Institutional reform is necessary, but we can’t accomplish much in the face of tribalism.

Stupidity Was The Other Plague We Mismanaged

Having failed to prevent or contain it, aggressive stupidity is now washing over us.

Person Woman Man Camera TV

We can’t punish every politician with a mental problem, but some are clearly unfit for office.

A Timeline Of Nihilism And Fecklessness

How about crowd sourcing a timeline for all of Trump’s enablers?

Conspiracy Theories Are Not Funny

Conspiracy theories are poisoning the United States. That’s no joke.

Fascism Is A Nationalist Aesthetic Movement

Fascism is less about real politics, which is what makes it terrifying.

The Cold War Was A Sobering Influence For A Silly People

As scary as the Cold War was, it did reduce the silliness in American politics.

Let All The Poisons That Lurk In The Mud Hatch Out

This St. Louis couple neatly summarizes what’s wrong with America.

Tulsa Flipped the Script from Horror to Comedy

Something significant was going to happen to Tulsa. Who could have predicted a genre shift?